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  • Health care enrollments by state Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 5:02 PM ET

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • CONCORD, N.H.— Sorry, baby, your picture isn't going to be on the front of any beer bottles in New Hampshire. Keith Murphy, who runs a popular tavern, sponsored the bill because he wanted to be able to buy Breakfast Stout, crafted by Founders Brewery Co. in Grand Rapids, Michigan. "Moreover, statistics suggest that New Hampshire has among the highest rates of underage...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— A former insurance broker has pleaded guilty to fraud for stealing more than $10 million from Aetna Inc., by failing to submit health insurance premiums paid by Rutgers University in New Jersey. Fifty-nine-year-old Bonney Hebert of Killington, Vermont, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Hartford, Connecticut, to wire fraud and another...

  • The Brattleboro Reformer reports "SAFSTOR Matters" is taped at Brattleboro Community Television's station, and the show is available on BCTV and Entergy's local website. Entergy administrators have promised to be open about the decommissioning process. The show aims to fulfill that promise, but it's also a way for Entergy to communicate with viewers without...

  • Peter Shumlin and other officials on Monday announced the successful completion of a crucial software upgrade for the troubled Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange. And while the average time to process such a change in circumstance is expected to drop from two hours to 10 minutes, it's likely to be fall before most consumers will be able to make account...

  • Vermont company in dispute with Facebook over name Friday, 29 May 2015 | 4:33 AM ET

    BURLINGTON, Vt.— A Vermont upstart is disputing Facebook's claim that their name infringes on the social media giants trademark. WPTZ-TV reports Designbook LLC has received hundreds of pages of documents from Facebook claiming their name could cause confusion in the digital marketplace. WPTZ-TV reached out to Facebook's legal representatives but has not...

  • NEW YORK, May 28- The euro rose on Thursday as Greece fought to reach an agreement with its lenders to avoid an imminent default, but mixed signals on the state of the negotiations kept other markets little changed. Creditors said progress in talks with Greece was too slow and a deal was still out of reach, a euro zone official told Reuters. I'm looking for an...

  • NEW YORK, May 28- The U.S. dollar on Thursday hit its highest against the yen since 2002 while stocks fell after Chinese brokerages tightened margin rules and the IMF head played down talk of an imminent deal to keep Greece afloat. "We are all in the process of working towards a solution for Greece, and I would not say that we already have reached substantial results,"...

  • NEW YORK, May 28- The U.S. dollar hit its highest against the yen since 2002, while global stocks cascaded lower after Chinese brokerages tightened margin rules and the IMF head downplayed talk of an imminent deal to keep Greece afloat. "We are all in the process of working towards a solution for Greece, and I would not say that we already have reached substantial...

  • HOUSTON, May 27- Shareholders of the top two U.S. oil companies on Wednesday rejected proposals to add directors with climate change expertise to their boards, but a measure passed at one, Chevron Corp, could give new power to minority investors with environmental concerns. Proposals to add an independent director with expertise in climate change received the...

  • Exxon shareholders to vote on climate change, fracking Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 11:07 AM ET

    The votes at meetings of Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. shareholders on Wednesday were expected. At the Exxon Mobil meeting in Dallas, CEO Rex Tillerson said the company is positioned to withstand ups and down in oil prices and give shareholders a good return on their money. Exxon has completed more than a dozen major projects in the past three years and...

  • COLCHESTER, Vt.— A Vermont woman has been bitten by a black widow spider her family says was hiding in a bag of grapes. WCAX-TV reports the 21- year-old Colchester resident spent a night at a hospital after being treated for the bite. Shaw's supermarket in Colchester sold the grapes.

  • WASHINGTON, May 22- A group of 18 mostly Democratic U.S. senators on Friday urged the Obama administration to stop Royal Dutch Shell's preparations for oil exploration in the Arctic, saying the region has a severely limited capacity to respond to accidents. The appeal was spearheaded by Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon and the letter was signed by other liberals,...

  • YOUR MONEY-In defense of the courthouse wedding Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 9:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK, May 21- When Scott Oeth was thinking about proposing to his girlfriend, Linda Hardin, he knew the stats. That's when the Minneapolis financial planner thought, No way. More newlyweds seem to be thinking like Scott Oeth and Linda Hardin.

  • The enemy of my enemy? GOP baits Left vs. Clinton Sunday, 17 May 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a round table discussion, April 20, 2015, in Keene, N.H.

    America Rising has sent out a steady stream of posts attacking Hillary Clinton, some of them specifically designed for liberals.

  • May 13- A Massachusetts lawyer has admitted to trading on inside information about American Superconductor Corp that a fellow golfer was told in confidence by an executive, his attorney said on Wednesday. Douglas Parigian, 56, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy and securities fraud charges after a federal judge in Boston refused to dismiss the case in...

  • *U.S. appeals court says Congress did not authorize spy program. *White House and Congress work on an alternative program. NEW YORK, May 7- A U.S. spying program that systematically collects millions of Americans' phone records is illegal, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday, putting pressure on Congress to quickly decide whether to replace or end a...

  • While stopping short of declaring the program unconstitutional, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Congress did not authorize the National Security Agency to collect Americans' phone records in bulk. Lynch said it is for Congress to make clear whether it considers the NSA program permissible. Federal appeals courts in Washington, D.C. and...

  • NEW YORK, May 6- Keurig Green Mountain will begin purchasing green coffee out of its new Switzerland office in June, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Wednesday, a move that has prompted a reshuffling of the coffee buying team of the largest U.S. roaster by sales. Late last year, Reuters reported that the Waterbury, Vermont- based coffee roaster and brewing technology...

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist U.S. senator who has launched a bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said on Tuesday he will introduce a bill to break up the biggest banks, a position far to the left of the party's front runner, Hillary Clinton. Under the Sanders proposal, regulators on the existing Financial Stability...